Weekend Trip to Ooty, Tamil Nadu
- Hill Stations
- Tea Estates
Summer 12 to 29°C
Winter 5 to 24°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Bangalore: 270 kilometers / 6 h
Best Time To Visit
Ooty, the queen of hill stations’, is one of the sought-after travel destinations in South India. Apart from popular tourist attractions, the hill-town is also praised for showcasing unspoilt natural setting of the area. The toy train ride is a must try as it recreates the old-world colonial charm and therefore, provides some amazing views of nature. From Bangalore, Ooty serves as a great getaway. One can book a private taxi or a cab to reach Ooty without wasting much of the time. Apart from this, there also is frequent bus service available between Bangalore and Ooty.
How to Reach Ooty
Mettupalayam is the nearest railhead to reach Ooty. Apart from taxis and cabs, the toy train is also available that connects Mettupalayam to Coonoor via Ooty.
Coimbatore is the nearest airport to reach Ooty. At the airport, one can find taxis and cabs for hire to move in and around the hill station.
NH 209 connects Bangalore to Ooty. The stretch is 270 km long and thus driving through self-owned vehicle is advisable. Private taxis and cabs are also available for hire. Additionally, frequent bus service is also functional in the region.